[dih-liv-er-uh-buh l]


capable of delivery.


something that can be done, especially something that is a realistic expectation: The corporation says that making a profit this year is a deliverable.
something, as merchandise, that is or can be delivered, especially to fulfill a contract: All deliverables are to be shipped within 30 days.

Origin of deliverable

First recorded in 1745–55; deliver + -able
Related formsde·liv·er·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·de·liv·er·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for deliverable

product, result, output, realization, achievement, gain, yield

Examples from the Web for deliverable

Historical Examples of deliverable

  • The parcel was given to a carrier on another route, who returned it as not deliverable.

  • Under this system the company makes contracts with the workmen at a fixed price for coal, deliverable during several months.

    France and the Republic

    William Henry Hurlbert

Word Origin and History for deliverable

1755, from deliver + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper